Investment agreementAn contract specifying the rights and responsibilities of a host government and a corporation in the structure and operation of an investment project.
Temporary investmentTemporary investment
A short-term investment, such as a money market fund, Treasury bills, or short-term CD, which is usually held a year or less.
Zero investment portfolioZero investment portfolio
A portfolio of zero net value established by buying and shorting component securities, usually in the context of an arbitrage strategy.
Dividend reinvestment planDividend reinvestment plan
A plan which allows private investors to reinvest cash dividends from their investments cheaply and easily back into the market, and so obtain the benefits of compounding.The Plan is managed by an administrator appointed by the company. On the dividend date, shareholders who join the plan are still paid the cash dividend, but the administrator then uses the cash to buy shares in the company on behalf of the shareholder. Any cash left over is sent to the shareholder in the normal way. Dealing commission on such purchases is usually 1%. Note that the Plan Administrator does not have to make the plan available for any and every dividend that the company pays. If it is not made available, shareholders will receive the cash dividend.
Net investment income per shareNet investment income per share
Income received by an investment company from dividends and interest on investments less administrative expenses, divided by the number of outstanding shares.
Trade-related investment measureTrade-related investment measure
Any policy applied to foreign direct investment that has an impact on international trade, such as an export requirement. The Uruguay Round included negotiations on TRIMs.
Association of Unit Trusts and Investment Funds
Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC)
Ethical Investment Research Service
Regulated investment company
Brown field investment
Finite Life Real Estate Investment Trust (FREIT)
Foreign portfolio investment
Green field investment
Investment product line (IPL)
Unit investment trust
Recognised Investment Exchange
return on investment
Municipal Investment Trust (MIT)
Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers
Investment Company with Variable Capital
Foreign investment argument for protection